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Judicial Power, The “Political Question Doctrine,” And Foreign Relations, Michael E. Tigar Jan 1970

Judicial Power, The “Political Question Doctrine,” And Foreign Relations, Michael E. Tigar

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On Lawful Governments, Joseph Raz Jan 1970

On Lawful Governments, Joseph Raz

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What is the meaning of sentences of the form 'X is the lawful government of the country Y,' and what kinds of statements are normally -made by using them? Most answers to these questions can be classified as legalistic, moralistic, or compromise solutions. The gist of the legalistic approach is that the lawful government is that authorized by the positive law of the land. Critics of the legalistic approach point out that disagreement about the lawful government is not always solved when agreement is reached about the positive law of the land. For example, two people may disagree as to ...


Decision Trees, Peter L. Strauss, Michael R. Topping Jan 1970

Decision Trees, Peter L. Strauss, Michael R. Topping

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The object of this paper is to inform those concerned with the administration of justice in Ethiopia – particularly, criminal justice – about a new and simple procedure which may assist in procuring uniform interpretation and application of laws and regulations. The problem of uniform interpretation and application is particularly severe where, as in Ethiopia, new laws must be interpreted and applied by persons who have not yet had the opportunity of formal legal education. For these persons the discovery of the relevant code articles and the understanding of their interrelationships and application must be very difficult indeed. One possible result of ...